multivitamin


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Synonyms for multivitamin

a pill or tablet containing several vitamins

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There were 7,317 participants in the multivitamin group and 7,324 in the placebo group.
This study suggests, at least for men, that there might be benefits to taking multivitamins in terms of cancer as well," said Dr.
Participants were randomly assigned to take a multivitamin or a placebo.
Multivitamins contain many nutrients that might be missing from a less than ideal diet.
The authors hypothesised that the relation of multivitamin supplementation with these pregnancy outcomes would be strongest for women with regular use throughout the periconceptional period because this would provide the most comprehensive supplementation.
To look more closely at the issue of timing of multivitamin use, they subdivided the periconceptional period into a preconceptional period (4 weeks before last menstrual period to 2 weeks after) and a postconceptional period (2 weeks after last menstrual period to 8 weeks after).
Q Are multivitamins aimed at "seniors" important, and how different are they from standard multivitamins?
They followed more than 160,000 postmenopausal women and concluded that multivitamins didn't prevent heart disease or cancer in them.
The study's authors said their results "suggest that multivitamin use does not confer meaningful benefit or harm in relation to cancer or cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women.
The largest study of its kind ever conducted among post-menopausal women has shown that multivitamins have no effect on the risk of either killer illness - or the overall chances of dying.
Multivitamins are fairly inexpensive: On average, taking a multivitamin costs about $0.
Taking a prenatal multivitamin fortified with folic acid before and during pregnancy reduces the risk of three childhood cancers: leukemia, brain tumors, and neuroblastoma, according to researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto.
Your daily multivitamin may not be all it claims to be.
While most multivitamin supplements found on retail shelves offer basic nutrient levels of little more than 100% of the daily value, Nature Made Multivitamins feature optimized levels of essential nutrients using the most up-to-date research," says John Metz, senior vice president.